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WETA
Jul 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >> executive director of the u.s. energy association. welcome to the broadcast, barry. how are you? >> i'm very well. >> the u.s. energy association is just that. all kinds of electricity, cole, etc., uranium. and it's part of a larger organization. >> that's right. absolutely. >> that is having a big meeting many montreal? in montreal in september. >> from montreal to september it will be outstanding. >> what does it mean to order people? >> it means that you bring global leaders to the energy business that affects every single person in the world. certainly the united states to bring global energy leaders together. for them to talk to the issues of the moment, share ideas, force creative solutions to the challenges. >> how come? we are told these days the world is steeling a march on the u.s. that the nuclear vendors, with the exception of general electric in this country are earned by the japanese. that we don't have the engineering capacity. that we're behind this and that and other things. is that true? >> well, it's partly true. >> we have in the united states, only one of the top five so
WETA
Jul 18, 2010 9:00am EDT
could have a traumatic and very visible affect in the u.s. economy. >> and rick, you've been a reporter in the business arena for a long time. for many years here in washington. what do you think of this bill? >> what's been fascinating to me is the politics of it. where some people, like former treasury secretary under president bush saying by in large, it's ok. republicans are complaining that it helps wall street. i think that's one that will change radically the way banking is done in the country. we don't know if they're going to be unintended consequences. i don't sthi we could say that it would prevent another great recession. it would prevent a waust meltdown. but it would make a lot harder for the same things to happen again. there may be new things that come out of this unintended consequences. >> well, i think saving democratic capitalism which peterson, who made a billion dollars with blackstone now describes as an mallist i think and can ballist i think. that was a time when we were afraid of communism and socialism. you've seen them morve into coney capitalism, and then ba
WHUT
Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of that law. the u.s. was born out of an anti monopoly movement. the tea party properly understood that it was not so much an action against taxes. it was an action against the intrusion of the giant monopoly, the british east india and company come onto our shores. the fear was that they would monopolize all commerce and there would be no business for any of us. pursue a hundred years, we use our antitrust laws to protect our market. >> wasn't that the heyday of anti monopoly? i knew someone in new york to try to keep general motors from the clutches of the government for 23 years. he did similar work for other large companies. they were scared of antitrust. nobody is scared of it now. all they say now is that the consumer will get a cheaper price. net good. go away. >> that's the cover for consolidation. basically, they say, we need to help the consumer. the consumer is helped by lower prices. lower prices come from greater scale and scope. the monopoly is the best friend of the consumer. that is the way the monopoly has been solved to us, through this idea that we are served by
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